Ballot: Field Artwork Brawl: Duel #63 – Advance Wars: Twin Strike



Welcome to Field Artwork Brawl, the competition which pits regional field artwork variants from throughout the globe towards one another in a lethal duel to the demise. Nicely, not likely — you simply vote in your favorite, like. It is a bit of enjoyable, see?

Final time we witnessed Donkey Kong Nation 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest give itself a sound thrashing because the North American / European variant beat the Japanese model with roughly two-thirds of the vote to 1. Congratulations to Donkey Kong Nation 2, commiserations to Tremendous Donkey Kong 2. By the way, earlier this week Nintendo UK sought to clear up a typical error round that specific recreation’s subtitle within the West — one thing that a couple of brawl lovers (and even a Nintendo Life staffer or two) did not realise till not too long ago.

In the present day we’re taking a look at a recreation which celebrated its fifteenth anniversary earlier this 12 months. Sure, Advance Wars: Twin Strike introduced Clever Methods’ ‘Wars’ collection to Nintendo DS and whereas the European and North American covers have been similar, the Japanese one is completely completely different and even has a very completely different title.

Sufficient speak — let’s advance.

North America and Europe


We recall feeling detached to this cowl when it launched in 2005. Maybe it was how the purple-y-blue wrench bought misplaced towards the purple-y blue sky, or how the figures on the left have been fading away and leaving an enormous hole on the quilt. Nonetheless, the extra we re-examine this one, the extra we prefer it. The delicate, painterly palette may not pop like some covers, however there’s tons dig into right here, even when a few of it will get a little bit misplaced.

It is bought the compulsory DS-based subtitle, so additional factors for that.



Should you thought that ‘Advance Wars’ title within the West was a misnomer contemplating the sport was on the Sport Boy Advance’s successor, you are about to get very upset. Sure, in Japan the DS recreation had a title that carried over from the very first recreation within the collection on Famicom, a recreation we would by no means see on NES within the West.

Nintendo broke out the toys for this vibrant cowl and it reveals a extra lighthearted strategy to warfare than its western brethren. The massive brash emblem suits the invoice properly, and the one factor that would make it higher could be if the barrel on the tank broke the border a little bit. We prefer it.

So, you have seen the 2 choices, however which is finest? Choose your favorite and hit ‘Vote’ to tell us:

And that is one other brawl within the can. Take it straightforward wherever you’re and we’ll see you subsequent time for an additional bout.

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